The “S” Word: Socialization

Socialization: The “S” word often tossed out as a challenge to home education. Homeschooling parents needn’t shy away. Here’s fuel for a confident response.

4 Homeschool Myths

Whether your home-educating family is traditional or non-conformist, Amy will help you identify four common homeschool myths and equip you to counter them.

Back-to-Homeschool Pep Talk

Start your new year with a back-to-homeschool pep talk from our Region 11 Representative, Danna. It’s sure to improve your frame of mind & heart.

25 Top Homeschool Tips

Check out this encouraging homeschool advice from our team of Homeschool Iowa Regional Representatives, all homeschooling moms of many years. Enjoy!

It Only Takes One Small Thing

It Only Takes One Small Thing

Anymore, I don’t run errands during the daytime with my children, mostly because schoolwork and activities have increased as my twins have gotten older. I have also become more conscious of the attention we draw. If I am with only one child, it seems that onlookers assume my child is out of school for the afternoon because of a doctor appointment or … Read More

Divine Appointments

Divine Appointments

I reacted with surprise when I saw the name appear on my phone as I reached to answer it. The call was from a homeschooling friend – one who had started homeschooling when I had, back in the 1980’s. I hadn’t seen her or talked to her in years. The Invitation   She sounded just the same as she cheerfully … Read More

Taking the Step of Faith

Taking the Step of Faith

As I prepare to resume our homeschooling life adventures after Christmas break, I’m reminded of the thoughts that ran through my mind almost 30 years ago when I first considered home education for our oldest child. TAKING THE STEP WITHOUT CERTAINTY   Homeschooling was unusual back then. Homeschooling was an unknown back then. In fact, homeschooling was essentially illegal back … Read More